Being original has never been a problem for New York-raised Cuban singer-songwriter Elsten Torres.
“Be yourself, everyone else is already drunk” It is not only his favorite Oscar Wilde quote, it is also his personal motto.
A musical Pioneer, having been credited as one of the prominent creators of the “Latin Alternative Rock” sound;
This eclectic and unconventional musician has laid his footsteps in the music industries for 3 decades in the late 90s in the US.
Elsten is a bilingual and multicultural artist who has performed in presentations around the world,
obtaining several Awards for his compositions for best composer and obtained two GRAMMY nominations,
two BMI Songwriting Awards and six Billboard top
Ten successes throughout his career starting in 1994,
with Afro Cuban / Rock influenced Hit, “Revolucion” (Revolution) under the
Nicknamed “So and So”, Elsten began his career with success.
Subsequently, he forms the band “Fulano” and signed with BMG / SONY Records and Warner Music Publishing,
where his career takes off at unstoppable speed.
He is considered one of the true songwriters of his generation because of his great ability to write songs that become instant classics in Spanish and English, and that attract a vast audience world.
In 2016, Elsten released his greatest hits album, “Acoustic Hits” (Acoustic Hits) and in 2020 he released his eleventh album “At the end of love.”
Elsten is currently in the studio recording her next full-length album in Spanish tentatively titled, “‘Nocturno”.
He continues to advance his musical journey as the ever-creative Chameleon forging ahead into new musical landscapes.